Healthcare Informatics: David Muntz is a nationally known and respected healthcare IT leader best known for serving as Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, from January 2012 through October 2013.
But prior to that, Muntz had served as senior vice president and CIO at Baylor Health Care System in Dallas from October 2006-2012, and prior to that, had served as senior vice president and CIO at Texas Health Resources from May 1990 through October 2006. In other words, he spent decades as a leader in Texas healthcare before going to Washington.
Meanwhile, Muntz is now one of several nationally recognized healthcare leaders participating has the principals in the Starbridge Advisors consulting firm. Healthcare Informatics Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland spoke recently with Muntz about the Dallas and Texas healthcare markets and what lies ahead in the evolution of healthcare operations and strategy in the Lone Star State. Below are excerpts from that interview.